Benton County Non-Partisan Candidate

Filing Information for Nov. 2020 Election

 

Municipal Filing Information 

Municipal positions (city council, Treasurer/Recorder, and Mayor) are non-partisan and multiple positions across Benton County are up for election in 2020. Municipal positions are a great entry point into government and can be some of the best places to effect positive progressive change in our communities. Consider running yourself or encourage members of your community to run. 

A qualified candidate must be a U. S. citizen, an Arkansas resident, live in jurisdiction to be represented at time of filing and throughout term, lawfully registered to vote, and must never have been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime.

Any qualified person desiring to be a candidate for municipal office in the General Election to be held on November 3, 2020 must file a Nominating Petition, Affidavit of Eligibility, Petition Affidavit, and Political Practice Pledge with the County Clerk during the filing period: July 29 at 12:00 noon until August 5, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Details can be found on the County Clerk's website.

 

For a City of the First Class, the Petition must contain signatures from not less than thirty (30) qualified electors of the city in which the candidate files. For a City of the Second Class or Incorporated Town, the Petition must contain signatures from not less than ten (10) qualified electors of the city in which the candidate files.  Signature collection began on May 7th.

 

Filing Locations:

Bentonville – Benton County Admin Bldg, 215 E Central Avenue, Suite 217

Rogers – 2111 W Walnut

Siloam Springs - 707 S Lincoln Street, Suite C

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*If Bethel Heights is incorporated with Springdale, the existing City Council will be dissolved and the current residents in Bethel Heights will vote in Springdale municipal elections. 

NWACC Board of Trustee Filing Information 

Northwest Arkansas Community College Board of Trustee positions are non-partisan and four of the nine positions will be up for election this November. 

A qualified candidate must be a U. S. citizen, an Arkansas resident, live in jurisdiction to be represented at time of filing and throughout term, lawfully registered to vote, and must never have been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime.

Any qualified person desiring to be a candidate for office in the General Election to be held on November 3, 2020 must file a Nominating Petition, Affidavit of Eligibility, Petition Affidavit, and Political Practice Pledge with the County Clerk during the filing period: July 27 at 12:00 noon until August 3, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Details can be found on the County Clerk's website.

 

To file, the Petition must contain signatures from not less than twenty-five (25) qualified electors of the zone in which the candidate files. Additionally, the candidate will need to pay a $3 filing fee to the County Clerk's office. 

Zones 1, 6, 7, and 8 are up for election. Board members typically serve for six years (zone 7 will be shorter, as it is the filling of a vacancy). 

Filing Locations:

Bentonville – Benton County Admin Bldg, 215 E Central Avenue, Suite 217

Rogers – 2111 W Walnut

School Board Filing Information 

School Board positions are non-partisan and one Bentonville (zone 1) will be up for election this November. 

A qualified candidate must be a U. S. citizen, an Arkansas resident, live in jurisdiction to be represented at time of filing and throughout term, lawfully registered to vote, and must never have been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime.

Any qualified person desiring to be a candidate for office in the General Election to be held on November 3, 2020 must file a Nominating Petition, Affidavit of Eligibility, Petition Affidavit, and Political Practice Pledge with the County Clerk during the filing period: July 27 at 12:00 noon until August 3, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Details can be found on the County Clerk's website.

 

To file, the Petition must contain signatures from not less than twenty (20) qualified electors of the zone in which the candidate files. Bentonville zone 1 is the only school board position up for election this November. Board members typically serve for five years. 

Filing Locations:

Bentonville – Benton County Admin Bldg, 215 E Central Avenue, Suite 217

Rogers – 2111 W Walnut

Beaver Water District Board Filing Information 

Beaver Water District Board member positions are non-partisan and one of the three Benton County positions will be up for election this November. The Board votes on the Beaver Water District budget, which includes deciding disburcement of source water funds. These funds are spent on projects like conservation measures to protect water from eroding banks and land, monitoring activities, public education and engagement, and more. The district partners with nonprofit groups to enhance its capacity in source water protection.

A qualified candidate must be a U. S. citizen, an Arkansas resident, live in Benton County at time of filing and throughout term, lawfully registered to vote, and must never have been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime.

Any qualified person desiring to be a candidate in the General Election to be held on November 3, 2020 must file a Nominating Petition, Affidavit of Eligibility, Petition Affidavit, and Political Practice Pledge with the County Clerk during the filing period: July 29 at 12:00 noon until August 5, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Details can be found on the County Clerk's website.

 

To file, the Petition must contain signatures from not less than fifty (50) qualified electors from Benton County. Board members typically serve for six years. 

Filing Locations:

Bentonville – Benton County Admin Bldg, 215 E Central Avenue, Suite 217

Rogers – 2111 W Walnut

Siloam Springs - 707 S Lincoln Street, Suite C

 
 
 
 
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